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10-15-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By Steve B.

Absolutely not. He rode the entire Canol...

Absolutely not. He rode the entire Canol Road/Canol Heritage Trail in BC and Northwest Territories, a singular feat. Go do a WiKi about this trail, It's 500 miles long and about as remote a place as...
10-15-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 348
Posted By Steve B.

Much safer in the bed of a P/U if done carefully....

Much safer in the bed of a P/U if done carefully. A hitch always gets hit if you get rear ended.
10-13-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 552
Posted By Steve B.

Buy a bunch of spares. Practice at home. Watch...

Buy a bunch of spares. Practice at home. Watch You Tube till you get the hang of it. They work you just need some technique.
Forum: Foo
10-11-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 934
Posted By Steve B.

With questionable accuracy. A Subaru Outback,...

With questionable accuracy. A Subaru Outback, Mazda 3 and Nissan Frontier, all recent designs, have gas usage estimates that are typically off 5% or more. I never rely on what my Nissan tells me,...
Forum: Foo
10-10-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 934
Posted By Steve B.

Have you read the 450 page owner's manual? And 32...

Have you read the 450 page owner's manual? And 32 x 12 = 384...

Yes. It does not describe the 5 chirping sounds when we are not drifting out of a lane and it just goes off. The dealer has been...
Forum: Foo
10-09-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 934
Posted By Steve B.

As far as I can tell, you can turn off ALL the...

As far as I can tell, you can turn off ALL the safety functions, or leave them ALL active. Not as useful as far as I could tell. And there's one warning we never figured out where the vehicle just...
10-09-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,499
Posted By Steve B.

He's a really good looking cat !

He's a really good looking cat !
Forum: Foo
10-08-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 934
Posted By Steve B.

My wife has the '19 Mazda 3 with 4WD. That was...

My wife has the '19 Mazda 3 with 4WD. That was the first year it came out and we've had no snow since to find out how good compared to many years in Subarus. I don't like the car much, it's a cave...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 553
Posted By Steve B.

You can re-use the Ultegra crank and b-bracket....

You can re-use the Ultegra crank and b-bracket. And assuming you stay with rim brakes, you can use those. That means you need:
- Shifters
- F derailer
- R derailer
- Battery
- A junction
- B...
10-03-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,499
Posted By Steve B.

Now 4 mos., Have been together since birth....

Now 4 mos., Have been together since birth. Always together.
...
Forum: Introductions
10-03-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By Steve B.

Where in NM ?, Big place. And welcome. I spent 10...

Where in NM ?, Big place. And welcome. I spent 10 seasons in Santa Fe, wife worked at the Opera, loved biking there.
Forum: Foo
09-28-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By Steve B.

Where are you thinking of. Nearest ski area I'm...

Where are you thinking of. Nearest ski area I'm aware of is Brian Head which is about 90 miles north.
Forum: Foo
09-27-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By Steve B.

A buddy lived there, he moved from Long Island...

A buddy lived there, he moved from Long Island when he retired from the NY fire department, first went to Park City, found it too cold. It gets pretty hot in St. George in summer, often same temps...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By Steve B.

Wahoo is tightly linked to Ride With GPS, a free...

Wahoo is tightly linked to Ride With GPS, a free online app you can use to generate navigable routes, save your activities, use routes created by others, etc.... The paid version is worth it IMO.
...
Forum: Foo
09-24-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 434
Posted By Steve B.

That' a good point. I well remember how hard it...

That' a good point. I well remember how hard it was to scarf down a quarter pounder in my 3 spd.
Forum: Foo
09-24-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 434
Posted By Steve B.

My wife's '19 Mazda 3 has way too many bells and...

My wife's '19 Mazda 3 has way too many bells and whistles, some of these beeps are for no apparent reason we can determine. Possibly it thinks the drives is distracted. My experience driving this...
Forum: Touring
09-23-21, 06:23 PM
Forum: Touring
09-23-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,216
Posted By Steve B.

Nice bike,. It as an 11-34 cassette and 40-31...

Nice bike,. It as an 11-34 cassette and 40-31 crank which is likely enough low to get you up some hard climbs. Best of luck with it.
09-20-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 496
Posted By Steve B.

Possibility of faulty cable. I'd want the shop...

Possibility of faulty cable. I'd want the shop to swap all cable. Doing that also checks that all are seated correctly.
09-19-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 600
Posted By Steve B.

Below about 60 or so, Lightweight tee shirt under...

Below about 60 or so, Lightweight tee shirt under a short sleeves bike jersey with arm warmers. Plus a very light wind shell. Leg warmers if below 55.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,684
Posted By Steve B.

Lots of companies make real touring bikes, Soma,...

Lots of companies make real touring bikes, Soma, Surly, Velo Orange, Rivendell, Trek, Co-Motion and I'm certain a dozen others. I think Koga in Holland makes an entire line for the Euro market. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,684
Posted By Steve B.

Some silly advice here, sorry. Touring bikes are...

Some silly advice here, sorry. Touring bikes are built for exactly their purpose, carrying a load for self supported bicycling. They shine at this. The tubing and frame design is often robust...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,684
Posted By Steve B.

It's not the frame, though a carbon "racing" bike...

It's not the frame, though a carbon "racing" bike might have insufficient low gearing to get the rider plus a load through Pennsylvania, it's really all about the wheels. I'd want a 32 spoke, double...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,546
Posted By Steve B.

14 - 28 Junior Cassette is single tooth jumps to...

14 - 28 Junior Cassette is single tooth jumps to the 21. 14-15-16-17-18-19-20-21-23-25-28

According to Mike Shermans gear chart, Shimano has an 11 spd. 11-32 with a 16. Says 11-12-13-14-15-16-17...
09-16-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By Steve B.

The Euro based Galleleo system

The Euro based Galleleo system
09-16-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By Steve B.

My understanding of WAAS was it was a limited...

My understanding of WAAS was it was a limited range (actually, it's got national coverage I just read) ground based system developed for aircraft to utilize GPS at airfields. It improves the accuracy...
09-16-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By Steve B.

None that I'm aware of and they don't need to be...

None that I'm aware of and they don't need to be equipped as such. In the event you are not getting a good GPS signal, the easiest solution is to add what is know as a Speed Sensor. It mounts on F...
09-15-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,318
Posted By Steve B.

I wasn't doing that. I stated improper training,...

I wasn't doing that. I stated improper training, which was one reason for the disaster, the training did not correctly teach the pilots how to not overuse the pedals to apply the correct amount of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Steve B.

I've been charging 4 years or so, never had...

I've been charging 4 years or so, never had issues with the charging cable. The charger does want X amount of power, a good quality wall wart and right to a real outlet is recommended.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Steve B.

If you've been happy with the Shimanos, why...

If you've been happy with the Shimanos, why change, especially via mail order ?. I too like Shimano and buy whatever the current version is of whatever I was wearing. I've had luck with this...
09-14-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,318
Posted By Steve B.

American Airlines flight 587 had a failure of the...

American Airlines flight 587 had a failure of the carbon fiber vertical stabilizer that was not an actual failure of the material, but the bolts and assembly that held the tail to the fuselage. The...
09-13-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Steve B.

Maybe start doing some fast paced group rides. ...

Maybe start doing some fast paced group rides. It develops your handling skills, teaches you to pay attention, makes you react to other rides when they accelerate on a hill, etc..... which makes...
Forum: Touring
09-12-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,566
Posted By Steve B.

There might be wood burning restrictions in some...

There might be wood burning restrictions in some area's, especially in Nat'l Forests and parks prone to fire.
09-11-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,318
Posted By Steve B.

The Boeing 787 fuselage is composite and carbon...

The Boeing 787 fuselage is composite and carbon fiber. As far as I can determine, there have been no issues with this design
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,122
Posted By Steve B.

Specialized had a contract with Mikes Bikes. ...

Specialized had a contract with Mikes Bikes. Mikes Bikes is essentially no longer. They don't have a contract with XX company, so how is this unexpected ?
09-10-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,651
Posted By Steve B.

My reply was to a particular issue of the need to...

My reply was to a particular issue of the need to charge more frequently with an Explore
09-09-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,076
Posted By Steve B.

Bikes and car, same laws. If it were a red light...

Bikes and car, same laws. If it were a red light camera intersection, you get a ticket if the light turned red while you are in the intersection. If it stays yellow no ticket, ASFAIK. Cops I think...
09-08-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,045
Posted By Steve B.

The subject of gravel vs. dirt, when do they...

The subject of gravel vs. dirt, when do they change, was the subject a month or so ago. It's completely unreasonable to think that any online map database is going to have an accurate database of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,096
Posted By Steve B.

I should know better than to reply when the...

I should know better than to reply when the coffee has not kicked in. You are entirely correct. For some reason the word "triple" sat in my brain and I interpreted it as he never used the small as...
Forum: Foo
09-07-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 722
Posted By Steve B.

I've been reminded the past 2 mos. that kitten...

I've been reminded the past 2 mos. that kitten poop stinks to high heaven. Like baby poop. It's the kitten diet we feed them. Also been reminded (it's been years since I had a male kitten) that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,096
Posted By Steve B.

True, but there are few good options by actually...

True, but there are few good options by actually changing rings. They might want to do a gear chart to visualize the changes. maybe a different cassette ?.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,096
Posted By Steve B.

Might be cheaper to swap cranks to an FSA Omega...

Might be cheaper to swap cranks to an FSA Omega 46/30 or a Shimano GRX 11 spd. 46/30. Get you better low gearing. I ride my gravel which has 46/30 in the large ring all the time.

Just check...
09-06-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,651
Posted By Steve B.

It was on sale when the K2 was being introduced. ...

It was on sale when the K2 was being introduced. Now they only offer things like discounts on the HR monitor. I wish they would discount the out front mounts. At $400 it's a better unit than an...
09-06-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,651
Posted By Steve B.

Your and my experiences are anecdotal. I follow...

Your and my experiences are anecdotal. I follow the assorted FB groups for the Edge series, the 1030 and the Hammerhead Karoo. One thing that is never consistent is battery life, which is often all...
09-06-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,651
Posted By Steve B.

Interesting attitude. You can pay $600 for a...

Interesting attitude. You can pay $600 for a 1030 Plus and get 24 hrs usage, or pay $250 for a similarly sized yet more basic unit that does the same navigation, and get 12 hrs,. And charge it 3...
09-06-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,651
Posted By Steve B.

This type of complaint always puzzles me.. Does...

This type of complaint always puzzles me.. Does 12 hours really suck ?. Is this just a complaint that it won't do 20 hrs, like the 1030 or 24 like the Plus ?. I can see folks doing double centuries...
09-06-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 309
Posted By Steve B.

I understand stock can be limited in LBS's, so...

I understand stock can be limited in LBS's, so looks like you choices are to spend that $1000 and order a variety of shoes in wide widths from different vendors, then try on on all and return what...
09-05-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 309
Posted By Steve B.

I've never seen a manufacturer of bike shoes that...

I've never seen a manufacturer of bike shoes that specifies width. Shimano and Lake have Wide,. Sidi has Mega. Never seen anybody specify a 3E or 4E width the way New Balance does with shoes. Best...
09-05-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,499
Posted By Steve B.

Any thought of bringing her inside ?

Any thought of bringing her inside ?
09-05-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,651
Posted By Steve B.

I recommend it all the the time for somebody...

I recommend it all the the time for somebody wanting a basic unit that has no need for the performance metrics on the 530/830/1030. A buddy has one, it's been very reliable for him and is a good...
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